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        ESSAYES OR MORALL, POLITIKE, AND MILITARIE DISCOURSES... Whereunto is Now Newly Added an Index of the Principall Matters and Personages Mentioned in This Booke [Translated by John Florio]

      London: Printed by M. Flesher for Rich Royston, 1632. Early printing of this great work, the third of Florio's translation, with the scarce A1 leaf printed on the verso only, "To the beholder of this title." This is the First Edition to contain the "Index of the Principall Matters" and the first to contain the Droeshout engraved architectural title-page. Engraved architectural title-page by Martin Droeshout, decorative woodcut headpieces and capitals throughout. Folio, bound in contemporary paneled calf, the covers with central panel blind ruled and rolled, the spine with raised bands, tan morocco lettering label gilt. [1, Beholder of the This Title], title, [1], Engraved title,[10], 631, [12 Table or Index] pp. collated complete as called for. A handsome and well preserved copy in its original contemporary antique binding, the book crisp and clean throughout with occasional and very minor age evidence, the "To the Beholder of This Title" leaf laid down, the binding sturdy and very well preserved and in quite pleasing condition showing authentic age, the hinges sometime refurbished incorporating all of the original materials. A CORNERSTONE WORK IN PRINTING AND THE MIND OF MAN, ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS, AND AN IMPORTANT EDITION. This is an uncommonly handsome copy of this work. This third edition was the first to include the highly useful index. Florio's was the first translation of Montaigne into English, and remains among the best-known because of its beautiful language. The Montaigne translation is considered Florio's magnum opus. Montaigne was one of the great European intellectuals of the 16th century and is often credited with being the father of the modern essay. His works were of great influence to Descartes, Pascal, Bacon and Swift. Later in America, Ralph Waldo Emerson and his fellow transcendentalists would be highly influenced by Montaigne. Montaigne wrote these essays during a most calamitous period in European history, and to which he frequently calls attention. The religious and civil confusion resulting from the break up of Christian unity in Europe, the frequently violent disturbances which followed Luther's challenge to Papal authority at the start of the sixteenth century, the constant religious and political fighting throughout Europe as different peoples and groups tried to establish or reestablish their authority was exacerbated still more by the shattering of the devout religious confidence which had been observed so perfectly in Hildegard and Dante. This awesome conflict on the continent was not resolved until 1648. Montaigne?s Essays evoke to the highest level, the struggle of the intellectual in this cathartic period. And one essay in particular is especially important in the history of English theatre for ?the Canniballs? is credited with being a primary influence for William Shakespeare?s TEMPEST.

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        ODE DI PINDARO ANTICHISSIMO POETA, E PRINCIPE DE' GRECI LIRICI, CIOÃ? OLIMPIE PITHIE NEMEE E ISTMIE. TRADOTTE IN PARAFRASI, ET IN RIMA TOSCANA DA ALESSANDRO ADIMARI, E DICHIARATE DAL MEDESIMO. CON OSSERVAZIONI, E CONFRONTI D'ALCUNI LUOGHI IMMITATI, Ã? TOCCHI DA ORAZIO FLACCO. CON TAVOLE COPIOSISSIME, E DISTINTE, TANTO DELLE COSE NOTABILI, QUANTO DE' PROVERBI, AFORISMI, ET ALTRO E CON ARGMENTI, E DIMOSTRAZIONI DELL'ARTE RETTORICA CONTENUTA IN ESSE. OPERA, PER L'AUTORITÃ? DEL GRECO AUTORE, E PER LO STILE, E GRAVITÃ? DELLE SENTENZE, NON MENO UTILE, E DILETTEVOLE A' PROFESSORI DI POESIA, CHE AD OGNI ALTRO STUDIOSO DI BELLE LETTERE, E DI ANTICA ERUDIZIONE, E MORALITÃ?. ALL'EMINENTISS. ET REVERENDISS. SIG. IL SIG CARD. FRANCESCO BARBERINI NIPOTE DI N.S. PAPA URBANO VIII. IN PISA, NELLA STAMPERIA DI FRANCESCO TANAGLI MDCXXXI. CON LICENZA DE' SUPERIORI.

      In - 4°, cm21.5x28, pp (20) 748 (64); antiporta figurato inciso, apparato iconografico comprensivo di 1 grande figura a p. 7, 5 tavole con complessive 18 figure alle pp 9 - 17 e un'ulteriore vignetta a p. 551; a p. 581 un secondo frontespizio per le OSSERVAZIONI D'ALESSANDRO ADIMARI SOPRA ALCUNI LUOGHI DI PINDARO, CHE PER IMMITAZIONE, O PER ALLUSIONE SONO STATI TOCCHI DA ORAZIO FLACCO. PONDERATE CON L'AUTORITÃ? DI G. CORNELIO TACITO. CON LA TAVOLA DELLE COSE NOTABILI, POSTA IN FINE porta la data 1632. Legatura coeva in piena pergamena rigida, al dorso titoli in oro entro cornice oro, e stemma araldico anch'esso in oro, raffigurante drago alato (ripetuto timbrato al fs, in scudo coronato); tagli screziati rossi. Rara edizione delle Odi, definita da Gamba «l'opera più pregiata dell'Adimari» e stimata per il ricco apparato critico e le tavole che accompagnao la nota CHE COSA SIA OLIMPIA, E QUAI FOSSERO GL'ANTICHI GIUOCHI con illustrazioni di scene e strumenti sportivi, musicali ecc. (Brunet IV 663; Gamba 2054; Graesse V, 297)

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        CONVOCACION DE LAS CORTES DE CASTILLA Y IURAMENTO DEL PRINCIPE.

      Imprenta del Reyno, Madrid 1632 - "CONVOCACION DE LAS CORTES DE CASTILLA Y IURAMENTO DEL PRINCIPE nuestro Señor, Don Baltasar Carlos, Primero deste nombre, Año de 1632". En 4ª, 88 p. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Psychologia vera I.B.T. XL Quaestionibus explicata et rerum publicarum vero regimini ac earum maiestatico iuri applicata

      Apud Iohann Ianssonium,, Amstelodami, 1632 - Cm. 10,8, pp. (96) 621 (1) + 1 cb. Bel frontespizio figurato finemente inciso in rame. Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pelle, dorso a nervi con titoli e fregi in oro, piatti inquadrati da duplice filetto dorato. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Edizione originale della versione latina di quest'opera apparsa in originale nel 1620 (in lingua tedesca) e compilata dal mistico tedesco Jacob Böhme (1575 - 1624). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CELEBERRIMI OMNIA QUAE QUIDEM HACTENUS EDITA FUERUNT OPERA, NUNC DEMUM PLURIMUS IN DIGESTA SEU PANDECTAS ET CODICEM COMMENTARIIS ET METHODICIS EXPOSITIONIBUS, QUE POST EIUS EXCESSUM, SEU INTER EIUS MEMBRANAS ET IN BIBLIOTHECA SUNT REPERTAE, SEU AB EIUS INTIMIS FAMILIARIBUS DATAE ET EXIBITAE, QUAE EO EXCEPERANT DICTANTE, ILLUSTRATA, ET AMPLIUS TERTIA LOCUPILETATA. QUAE VERO' HUIC POSTREMAE EDITIONI NUNQUA EXCUSA ACCESSERUNT, STELLULA IN INDICE TITOLORUM AD NOTAVIMUS: CUM INDICIBUS TITOLORUM, ET RERUM VERBORUM LOCUPLENTISSIMIS.

      APUD GULIEL. ROVILLIUM, SUB SCUTO VENETO MDLXXXIIII Cm. 35x23, pp. 18+1632+28. Rilegat. seconda meta' del '600 m. pelle 5 nervi tassello rosso ed oro. Pelle alla cerniera anteriore in parte divisa; piccoli forellini di antico tarlo alle ultime carte (circa 50) con intervento di restauro all'angolo infiore, ma che non ledono la leggibilita' del testo (Index); piccole mancanze alla cuffia superiore.

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        The First Part of Symboleography, Which may be termed, The Art, or Description, of Instruments and Presidents [with] The Second Part of Symboleography . . . Whereunto is annexed another Treatise of Equitie. Two Volumes in One. S.T.C. 25276 and 25279.7

      London: [1] Assignes of John More Esq. [2] Companie of Stationers, 1632 & 1627. Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, the binding beginning to split at mid-point, but a still usable copy if handled judiciously Later expanded editions of West's extensive work, "the first comprehensive collection of legal forms and precedents to be published in English", encompassing conveyancing, equity, merchants' affairs, the Exchequer, Star Chamber and Wards and Liveries

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        Insignia gentilitia Equitum ordinis Velleris aurei, fecialium verbis enuntiata. Latine et gallice producta. Le blason des Armoiries de tous les Chevaliers de l?Ordre de la Toison d?Or, depuis la première institution, jusques à présent.

      Ex Officina Plantiniana Balthasaris Moreti, Antverpiae, 1632 - titre et frontispice, 14 ff., 232 p., 8 ff., , parchemin de l?époque. Belle impression ornée d?un superbe frontispice gravé, armoiries gravées sur la page de titre, marque de l?éimprimeur, nombreux culs-de-lampe et grandes initiales, première édition, bilingue, imprimée sur deux colonnes, le livre se termine avec Godefridi Wendelini Aries seu aurei velleria eucomium. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Le Grand Voyage du Pays des Hurons, situ? en l'Am?rique vers la Mer douce, ?s derniers confins de la nouvelle France, dite Canada ? Avec un dictionaire de la langue Huronne. [bound with:] Dictionaire de la Langue Huronne

      Paris: Chez Denys Moreau, ru? St. Jacques, ? la Salamandre s'Argent, 1632. First edition. Extra engraved title; [22], 380, [2]; 12, [146], [14] pp. (a8, e8, A-Z8, a-k8). 8vo (6-9/16 x 4-1/4 in.). Modern crushed red morocco by Palomino, in blue morocco chemise and marbled slipcase. ?One of the most important early works on the North American Indian? This "work of great interest and importance" (Sabin), an account of R?collet lay-brother Sagard's missionary work in Huronia, contains the FIRST PRINTED DICTIONARY OF THE HURON LANGUAGE and is the primary non-Jesuit source on Huron life and life on the R?collet mission to Canada from 1615 to 1629 (Streeter). Sagard was a missionary to the Huron nation from 1623-24, and this work is based on his time in Huronia as well as the accounts, documents, and letters of his contemporaries. It is an engaging, sympathetic portrayal of Huron life and an exhaustive document of Huron culture. Sagard's tenure was brief--according to Field he was Òworn down by the privations and sufferings of a missionary life,Ó though by other accounts he achieved some success in his work--and he returned to France to write his GRAND VOYAGE. A work of immense importance and scarcity, rarely found complete and "One of the most important early works on the North American Indian" (Church).

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        Schriftmatige Belijdenisse der oprechter Gereformeerder Christelijcker Religie. Belyck, die, in openbare predicatie, de Gemeente van Hoorn, voor de bedieninge des H. Avontmaels, wordt voorghedragen. Tot gemeene stichtinge der Kercken Christi, getrouwelijck uijt Gods H. Woordt, bij een gestelt ende uijt gegheven. Tweede Editie.

      Hoorn, Marten Gerbrantsz. 1632. (32) 767 (44) p. Opnieuw gebonden Leer, 8° (titelpagina en 2 pagina's voorwerk in kopie, verschillende pagina's voorwerk verstevigd, zeldzaam werk).

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        The Historie of Great Britaine Under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans

      London: Printed by John Dawson, for George Humble, 1632.. Third edition, "revised, enlarged,and newly corrected". Folio. (xx), 1042 pp, 1043-1086 ff, (85) pp. Contemporary calf, rebacked to style some time ago with a more recent repair to the foot of the spine, gilt lettered red label, blind rules to the boards Frontispiece portrait of the author plus numerous illustrations of crests, coins and pedigrees in the text. A recurring dampstain to the upper edge of the first 15 leaves, else a very good copy. STC 23049.

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        The essayes or, Morall, politike, and militarie discourses of Lord Michael de Montaigne, Knight of the noble Order of Saint Michael, and one of the gentlemen in ordinary of the French Kings chamber [translation by John Florio]. The Third Edition. Whereunto is now newly added an Index of the principall matters and personages mentioned in this Booke

      London: Printed by M. Flesher, for Rich: Royston, in Ivie-lane next the exchequer office, 1632. Third edition in English. Additional engraved title page by Martin Droeshout; [14], 161 [i.e. 631], [13] pp. Folio. Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, with gilt lettered spine label; endpapers renewed, but the original, with copious annotations in a contemporary hand, have been preserved. Covers slightly scuffed, closed tear in engraved title skillfully repaired and its outer edge extended, faint dampstaining to lower outer corners of text block, otherwise a very attractive, sturdy copy, with the armorial bookplate of William Hutton. Third edition in English. Additional engraved title page by Martin Droeshout; [14], 161 [i.e. 631], [13] pp. Folio. "Will be read to the end of the world". Montaigne's immortal, pioneering Essaies first appeared in 1580, and John Florio's translation, which became the standard for Elizabethan England, was first published in 1603. Although this third edition was published after Florio's death in 1625, it was printed from a corrected copy of the second edition of 1613. It had an enormous impact on English writers - most notably on Francis Bacon, who adopted the new form in his own Essays (first ed., 1597). Then there is the case of William Shakespeare, whose patron, the 3rd Earl of Southampton was tutored by Florio. It is generally conceded that Montaigne's essay "On Cannibals" was a direct source for Shakespeare's The Tempest, and some (e.g., George Coffin Taylor, Shakespeare's Debt to Montaigne, 1925) have argued that both Hamlet, in particular, and King Lear were also directly influenced. It is interesting to note that the engraved title page which first appears in this edition, is by Martin Droeshout, artist of the celebrated portrait which adorns the folio editions of Shakespeare. The original endsheets of this fascinating copy bear the copious annotations of an anonymous early owner, probably from the late 17th or early 18th century, quoting several excerpts in English translation from Pascal's Pensées, St. Evremond's "On the Exactness of Reasoning," and La Bruyère's Caractères (in French) - all regarding Montaigne's book, which, as the citation from Saint-Evremond written here on the endsheets has it, "will be read to the end of the world".

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        Dialogo . . . massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano. Bound with: Le operazioni del compasso geometrico (3rd ed.)

      Florence: Gio. Battista Landini, 1632. Galilei, Galileo (1564-1642). (1) Dialogo di Galileo Galilei Linceo . . . sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo Tolemaico, e Copernicano. [8], 458, [32]pp. Woodcut text illustrations. Lacking engraved frontispiece and final blank. Florence: Gio. Battista Landini, 1632. (2) Le operazioni del compasso geometrico et militare. Terza edizione. [8], 80pp. Folding engraved plate, woodcut text illustrations. Padua: Paolo Frambotto, 1649. Together 2 works in 1, 4to. 222 x 160 mm. Late 19th or early 20th century vellum, gilt-lettered spine label; front free endpaper lacking. Minor dampstaining in the Dialogo, with small marginal tear in one leaf neatly mended. Very good, crisp copies. Bookplate (dated 1894) of the Durham Cathedral Library.(1) First Edition. Eight years after Pope Paul V had forbidden him to teach Copernican theory, Galileo received permission from a new Pope, Urban VIII, to discuss Copernican astronomy in a book, so long as that book provided equal and impartial discussions of the Church-approved Ptolemaic system. Galileo?'s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems held to the letter of this command: the device of the dialogue, between a spokesman for Copernicus, one for Ptolemy and Aristotle, and an educated layman, allowed Galileo to remain technically uncommitted. After the book?'s publication, however, Urban took offense at what he felt to be its jibes against himself and ordered Galileo to be tried by the Inquisition in Rome. Galileo was sentenced to permanent house arrest and forced to abjure all Copernican ?"heresy.?" The Dialogo was suppressed by the Church five months after its publication and formally condemned in June 1633; the work was placed on the Index librorum prohibitorum, where it remained until 1835. ?"In 1615 [Galileo] was officially silenced as regards the truth of astronomy. The Dialogo was designed both as an appeal to the great public and as an escape from silence. In the form of an open discussion between three friends—intellectually speaking, a radical, a conservative, and an agnostic—it is a masterly polemic for the new science. It displays all the great discoveries in the heavens which the ancients had ignored; it inveighs against the sterility, willfulness, and ignorance of those who defend their systems; it revels in the simplicity of Copernican thought and, above all, it teaches that the movement of the earth makes sense in philosophy, that is in physics. Astronomy and the science of motion, rightly understood, says Galileo, are hand in glove. There is no need to fear that the earth?'s rotation will cause it to fly to pieces. So Galileo picked up one thread that led straight to Newton. The Dialogo, far more than any other work, made the heliocentric system a commonplace?" (Printing and the Mind of Man). Carli & Favaro, Bibliografia Galileiana, 128. Cinti, Biblioteca Galileiana, 89. Dibner, Heralds of Science, 8. Horblit 18c. Norman 858. Printing and the Mind of Man 128. (2) Third edition. Galileo?'s proportional compass, which he began manufacturing in 1597, was the most useful and successful calculating instrument until the invention of the slide rule in the mid-nineteenth century. In 1606 Galileo issued his Operazioni del compasso containing instructions on how to use the device; this first edition is a legendary rarity, as it was privately printed in an edition of only 60 copies. A second edition, with a small plate illustrating the compass, was published in 1640. The third edition is an exact reprint of the 1640 edition, but with a significantly larger plate. Carli & Favaro, Bibliografia Galileiana, 228. Cinti, Biblioteca Galileiana, 122.

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        Piscium Vivae Icones

      1632. FIRENS, Petro. Piscium Vivae Icones in Aes Incisae et Editae Ab Petro Firens. 20 ff. Illustrated with 20 numbered engravings, all laid down. Oblong 4to., 178 x 265 mm, bound in full 19th-century pigskin, gilt title placed within gilt circle stamped onto front cover, four raised bands with gilt title on spine. N.P., n.d. [Paris: Pierre Mariette, ca. 1650?]. A suite of twenty numbered engraved plates illustrating 82 various water creatures after Adriaen Collaert -- fish, shells, seals, frogs, turtles, shellfish, swordfish, blowfish, eels, lizards, lobsters, a sting ray, a dolphin, and a walrus -- shown four or five to a page in creative combinations against a white background, with the Latin name of each animal engraved above it. While mostly accurate, the depictions are also inventive, giving wing-like flippers to the walrus and lively expressions to many of the fish. Petro Firens (Pierre Fierens, 1580-1638) was a prolific Flemish engraver working mainly in Paris, where he was appointed graveur du Roi. He is remembered for ornamental and scientific suites such as this. Manuscript numbering in the upper corner of each plate indicates this book was previously bound with another, however the engravings form a complete set. Laid down on thick paper stock. Rare: OCLC locates only one copy in America (Harvard) and six in Europe. Thieme-Becker XII, 7. Diels/Leesberg (New Hollstein), 1436-1461.

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        Africae. Descripto IX. lib. absoluta.

      Lugd. Batav., Elzevir, 1632. First Elzevir printing, two parts in one volume, originally published in 1550. 24mo. 800pp. (two volumes bound in one, paginated consecutively). Contemporary full brown calf, spine in 5 compartments, gilt title and decorations. Top of spine and frontcover on the hingings a bit worn. With engraved title page. Translated into Latin from the original Italian. Overall a fine copy. Leo Africanus, born Al-Hassan ibn-Wazzani, was born a slave in Granada of African descent. Because of his outstanding literary ability (he had already written a draft of this book in Arabic when he was captured), the Medici Pope Leo X freed him, converted him to Christianity and became his patron. This book, a detailed account of Africa, its trade routes, geography, terrain and people was an exceptionally important source for information on the continent and is generally considered the first book written by a person of primarily African descent. Blockson 101 #1: "Any edition of Africanus works is rare and is the cornerstone of any collection of African history.".

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        Essay des Merveilles de Nature, et des plus nobles Artifices. Pièce très-nécessaire, à tous ceux qui font profession d'Eloquence. Par René François, Prédicateur du Roy. Neufième édition, reveuë, corrigée et Augmentée, en plusieurs endroits et notamment d'un chapitre des Monnoyes.

      chez Iean Osmont,, A Rouen, 1632 - Cm. 17, pp. (16) 630 (2). Marchio xilografico al frontespizio, capolettera, testate ed alcune figure incise nel testo. Legatura strettamente coeva in piena pergamena semirigida con nervi passanti e titoli ms. al dorso. Antica firma di possesso al frontespizio. Esemplare genuino ed in ottimo stato di conservazione. Interessante compilazione che tratta di vari argomenti tra cui un posto piuttosto importante occupa la caccia. Cfr. Thiébaud, Bibliographie sur la Chasse, 94. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le prince de Balzac

      Second edition, the first edition being published in the previous year. Vellum flexible full time, dumb back. A torn vellum tail, the seams are somewhat loose. End of the book, 10 pages folded corner. The book is a political picture of Europe under Louis XIII laced with examples from antiquity (note a curious table of contents). The author establishes the portrait of a prince with all the qualities of an honest man seventeenth-and that some designate as a flattering portrait of Louis XIII .. The book is considered remarkable for the clarity of its language and the perfection of his eloquence. Tchemerzine, I, 359. The book was censored 3 years after publication by the Sorbonne. 'Cettte edition has undergone the corner indicated by the faculty of the Sorbonne. Brunet I, 631 chez Toussaint du Bray A Paris 1632 in 8 (17,2x11,5cm) xl. 456pp. (xxi). Un Vol. relié

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        UNHAPPY PROSPERITIE EXPRESSED IN THE HISTORIES OF AELIUS SEIANUS AND PHILIPPA THE CATANIAN. Written in French by P. Matthieu and translated into English by Sr Th. Hawkins

      London, printed by John Haviland for Godfrey Emondson, 1632.. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION 1632, translated by Sir Thomas Hawkins. Small 4to, 190 x 140 mm, 7½ x 5½ inches, engraved pictorial title page, dated title page to second part but register and pagination continuous, pages: (4), 299, bound in contemporary full vellum, hand lettered to spine. Most copies like ours just have the engraved title without the letterpress title, a few have just a letterpress title. Some discolouration to vellum, some light rust staining to lower cover, head of spine just slightly worn, ties lacking, short closed tear to fore-edge of front endpaper and title page, neatly repaired with no loss, signature on front endpaper, occasional small pale stain, otherwise contents clean and bright. Binding tight and firm. A very good copy of a scarce book. The first part is a translation of "Aelius Sejanus, histoire romaine" by Pierre Matthieu. It is translated into English as a satire on the fall of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. The second part is a translation of "Histoire des prosperitez malheureuses d'une femme cathenoise, grande seneschalle de Naples" also by Matthieu, based on a story from "De casibus illustrium virorum" by Giovanni Boccaccio. Both works are supposed to have been written by Matthieu originally to represent the rise and fall of Concino Concini and his wife, Leonora Galigai. Concino Concini, (d. 1617), was a Florentine adventurer, favourite of Marie de' Medici, queen of France, who exerted great influence after the assassination of Marie's husband, Henry IV in 1610, and succeeded the duke of Sully as first minister. His greed and his spy system won him the hatred of all classes. His efforts to weaken the nobility provoked an unsuccessful revolt (1615) led by Henri II de Condé. In 1617, Louis XIII had Concini assassinated. His wife, Leonora Galigaï (1571?-1617), lady in waiting and favorite of the queen, was beheaded and burned for sorcery. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Dialogo sopra i due Massimi Sistemi del Mondon Tolemaico, e Copernicano

      Florence, 1632 The engraved frontispiece facing the title by Stefano della Bella depicting Aristotle, Ptolemy and Copernicus in discussion surmounted by the Medici arms appears to be a facsimile on contemporary paper; woodcut printer?'s device on title, woodcut initials, headpieces and diagrams. Contemporary vellum, Galileo and Systema Cosmica written in ink on spine; minor browning and spotting as usual. First edition of Galileo?'s statement and defence of the Copernican system of heliocentrism, which directly led to his trial for heresy in Rome in 1633. The Dialogo was designed both as an appeal to the great public and as an escape from silence. In the form of an open discussion between three friends ?- intellectually speaking, a radical, a conservative, and an agnostic ?- it is a masterly polemic for the new science.

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        The Historie of Great Britaine under the Conquestsof the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. Their Originals, Manners,Habits, Warres, Coines, and Seales: with the Successions, Lives, Acts,and Issues of the English Monarchs from Julius Caesar, unto the Raigneof King James, of famous Memorie. The Third Edition, Revised, enlarged,and newly corrected, with sundry descents of the Saxons Kings, TheirMarriages and Armes.

      London. Published by George Humble, Popes-headPallace, at the signe of the White Horse. 1632. - thick folio, 34cm, TheThird Edition, Revised, enlarged, [xvii],1237, [iv,80],pp., (numerouserrors in the pagination), pp.1043- 1086 assigned to recto only, i.e.,foliated], trimmed, un-paginated "The Second Index, or Alphabetical Tablecontaining the principal matters in this history", Engraved frontisportrait of the author, printer's device of Humble on title, woodcut head& tail pieces and initials throughout, many in text illustrationsincluding full page genealogies, numerous woodcuts throughout of coinsand seals, text in double column, Bound in full early mottled calf,expertly rebacked in mottled calf, blind ruled raised bands, blinddecorated borders on the boards, crushed crimson morocco label, engravedbookplate, Engraved frontis and title page chipped and somewhat dust wornand laid down, 2" diminishing oval puncture on pp.825-848 with text loss,over all a very good sound copy, uncommon with the frontis. (cgc) S.T.C.(2nd ed. ) 23049. Lowndes p2472. John Speed, c.(1552-1629), is bestknown today as a cartographer. His atlas The Theatre of the Empire ofGreat Britaine contained the first individual county maps of England andWales, the first detailed maps of the provinces of Ireland, the first setof county maps consistently attempting to show the boundaries ofterritorial divisions, and the first truly comprehensive set of Englishtown plans. In his own time, he was also highly regarded as an historian,and he was encouraged to begin his History of Great Britaine by WilliamCamden and other fellow members of the Society of Antiquaries. This work,first published in 1611, elephant folio, is a companion to Speed'sfamous atlas, but is complete in itself. (In the first editions, thepagination was continuous through both volumes, which is why the presentedition commences with 'the fifth book' and the table of contentsincludes the 'first four' books [ie., the atlas]). This edition is avariant of one published in 1631, and has the peculiar pagination notedby Lowndes. The frontispiece portrait of Speed, by Savery, (oftenwanting, see note enclosed) appeared in the later editions of most ofSpeed's works. Other illustrations include portraits of kings, royalseals and coats of arms, coinage, etc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cautio criminalis, seu de processibus contra sagas liber ... auctore incerto theologo romano

      Frankfurt, Gronaeus, 1632 (2. Aufl.).. 15 x 9,5cm, späterer Pappband, Deckelbezug mit kleinen Defekten, altes grünes Rückenschild, neueres Signaturschildchen , alte Besitzeinträge auf inn. Spiegel, hier auch kleiner Bibl.-Stempel und auf Titelseite verso, alte Annotationen auf Titel, 7 (von 8) Bl., 459 S.. "Wenn auch nicht die früheste Schrift gegen die Hexenwahn, so war es doch die erste erfolgreiche: sofort nach Amtsantritt als Kurfürst von Mainz verbot Johann Philipp van Schönborn alle weiteren Hexenverbrennungen, die wenig Jahre zuvor bei Schriftstellern wie Albertinus noch aktive Unterstützung gefunden haben" (Dünnhaupt p.3928). On the author and this work, see extensively the introd. by Marcus Hellyer to the English translation (Univ. of Virginia Press, 2003): "(...) Its title, Cautio Criminalis, was generic, simply meaning a warning in a matter of criminal law. But its subtitle, or a Book on Witch Trials (seu de Processibus contra Sagas Liber), identified its real content. Unlike many books published in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, however, it did not encourage the princes to hunt, try and burn witches or instruct judges and inquisitors on how to identify witches and force them to confess. Rather, it argued that the plague of witches supposedly infesting Germany was the product of the trials themselves and urged princes to supervise trials closely, to regulate the use of torture strictly, and even to end witch trials entirely. (...) Since then the Cautio Criminalis, a cry of conscience from the very epicenter of the witch-hunts, has become known as one of the most stirring examples of an individual speaking truth to power. Its author drew on personal experience, telling arguments, unerring logic, love of complete strangers, and a commitment to defend the innocent to produce a work that retains its enduring appeal almost four centuries after it first appeared." (p.VIIf). GOEDECKE III, 195

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        1632 HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN JOHN SPEED FOLIO LEATHER ILLUSTRATED ROYALTY KING QUEEN $$$

      THE HISTORIE OF GREAT BRITAINE1632; John Speed; 3rd Edition; London, John Dawson, George Humble; Full Folio Leather; Illustrated; w9"xh13.8"; 1,242 Pages + Large Index; Very Rare!!!Great For any History Fan or Collector.  Great Gift Idea; Selling for over $3,000.00!!!Attributes:A Beautiful, sleek full folio leather cover design with stamped borders, gold trim to spine with label, with numerous brilliant woodcut headings/endings/initials and coin style illustrations/Genealogies throughout, with a few great Illustrations of Ancient Britains, and a Great Read; Complete Text; No Maps!!!Some Contents Included:THE ROMANS, EMPERORS, SAXON KINGS, SAXON MONARCHS, ENGLANDS MONARCHS, KING RICHARD II, HENRY IV/V/VI, EDWARD IV/V, RICHARD III, HENRY VII/VIII, CATALOGUE OF THE RELIGIOUS HOUSES WITHIN THE REALM OF ENGLAND AND WALES, COLLEGES/HOSPITALS, EDWARD VI, QUEEN MARY, QUEEN ELIZABETH, KING JAMES, CONCLUSION, ETC.!!!Background:John Speed (1552 ?" 28 July 1629) was an English cartographer and historian. He is known as England's most famous Stuart period mapmaker. His atlas The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine was published in 1610/11, and contained the first set of individual county maps of England and Wales besides maps of Ireland [five in all] and a general map of Scotland. Most, but not all, of the county maps have town plans on them; those showing a Scale of Passes being the places he had mapped himself. In 1627, two years before his death, Speed published Prospect Of the Most Famous Parts of the World which was the first world atlas produced by an Englishman. There is a fascinating text describing the areas shown on the back of the maps in English, although a rare edition of 1616 of the British maps has a Latin text ?" this is believed to have been produced for the Continental market. Much of the engraving was done in Amsterdam at the workshop of Jodocus Hondius. His maps of English counties are often found framed in homes throughout the United Kingdom.Condition:Condition is Good/Very Good.  Some wear to edges/hinges, few scuffs to boards, repair to surface tear to two compartments to mid spine/visual crack/gold trim retouched, first few pages have a wrinkle to them/tattered edges, no frontispiece, some glue/color added to hinges holding very well, pages for age are very good/excellent, text block is very good.  Overall, for over 380 years old its in Good/Very Good Condition!!!

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        Africae. Descripto IX. lib. absoluta

      Lugd. Batav [Leiden]: Elzevir [Elsevier,], 1632 2 volumes in one paginated consecutively. 800+[16 index] pages. Small duodecimo (4 1/2 x 2 1/2") bound in full leather with raised spine bands and gilt lettering to spine, heal and for edge pages marbled. Originally published in 1550. In the seventeenth century, at the zenith of Dutch mercantilism, Leiden was an international university center, and the pocket editions produced by the Dutch firm of Elzevir, at a standard price of one guilder for 500 small duodecimo pages, became known throughout Europe.Joannes Leo Africanus was a Moorish diplomat and author who is best know for his book Descrittione dell'Africa describing the geography of North Africa. Most of what is known about his life is gathered from autobiographical notes in his own work. He was born in Granada around 1494 but his family moved to Fez soon after his birth. As a young man he accompanied an uncle on a diplomatic mission to the Maghreb, reaching as far as the city of Timbuktu, then part of the Songhai Empire. In 1517 when returning from a diplomatic mission to Constantinople on behalf of the Sultan of Fez Muhammad II he found himself in Rosetta during the Ottoman conquest of Egypt. He continued his journey through Cairo and Aswan and across the Red Sea to Arabia. On his way back to Tunis in 1518 he was captured by Spanish corsairs. He was taken to Rome and initially imprisoned in the Castel Sant' Angelo but when his captors realized his importance he was freed and presented to Pope Leo X. Leo Africanus left Rome and spent the next three or four years traveling in Italy. While staying in Bologna he wrote an Arabic-Hebrew-Latin medical vocabulary, of which only the Arabic part has survived, and a grammar of Arabic of which only an eight-page fragment has survived. He returned to Rome in 1526 under the protection of Pope Clement VII. According to Leo, he completed his manuscript on African geography in the same year. The work was published in Italian with the title Della descrittione dell?Africa et delle cose notabili che iui sono, per Giovan Lioni Africano in 1550 by the Venetian publisher Giovanni Battista Ramusio. The book proved to be extremely popular and was reprinted five times. It was also translated into other languages. French and Latin editions were published in 1556 while an English version was published in 1600 with the title A Geographical Historie of Africa. The Latin edition, which contained many errors and mistranslations, was used as the source for the English translation.Condition:Leather chipped away at front heal hinge heavily rubbed with cracked hinges, some worming affecting the back leather, corners bumped and rubbed through else a good copy.

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        Julius Caesar

      London, 1632. hardcover. very good(+). Single play extracted from a copy of the Second Folio. 11 leaves (pp. 129 -150). Folio, 19th century full calf (rubbed) with leather spine labels. (London, 1632). This copy is extra-illustrated, interleaved with 30 fine 17th, 18th & 19th century steel & copper engravings, including a portrait of Shakespeare, map & pictures of ancient Rome, portraits of Julius Caesar and scenes from 19th century illustrations of the play. It also includes facsimiles of the title page and 8 other introductory pages from the First Folio, "Copied by Photo-Zincography " Southampton, 1862. A title page for the 1632 edition of Julius Caesar is written in calligraphy. A handsome & unique volume.

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        VESUVIUS ARDENS SIVE EXERCITATIO MEDICO-PHYSICA MOTUM & INCENDIUM VESUVII MONTIS IN CAMPANIA XVI MENSIS DECEMBRIS, ANNI MDCXXXI

      ROMAE: EX TYPOGRAPHIA GUILELMI FACCIOTTI, 1632. In 8. Dim. 22x16 cm. Pp. (8)+317+(3). Rara opera del 1632 sul Monte Vesuvio del medico Genovese Vincenzo Alsario della Croce (n. 1570). Eminente professore di medicina a Roma per più di venti anni, fu uno dei primi a scrivere sull'epilessia. Medico dei papi Gregorio XV e Urbano VIII, Alsario venne allontanato da Roma perchè "bisbetico, litigioso, millantatore soverchio e poco prudente" (Gerini 1829, p. 287). L'opera, scritta in occasione della disastrosa eruzione del Vesuvio avvenuta il 12 Dicembre 1631 è uno studio medico fisico sulle eruzioni del Vesuvio e dell'Etna e le malattie ad esso corrrelate. Alsario descrive accuratamente le eruzioni e ciò che comportano, i terremoti e le alluvioni ad esse legate spesso citando scrittori di letteratura classica e mettendole a confronto con quelle del Sinai e dell' Hecla in Islanda. Interessante la parte dedicata alle malattie scatenate a Torre Annunziata. Alla fine del volume lista delle eruzioni del Vesuvio e relativa bibliografia. Nel testo descrizione dell'eruzioni dell'Etna nel 1537 L'opera è collazionata e risultata completa. In buone condizioni. Insieme al volume un foglio manoscritto. Raro, solo sei esemplari censiti su ICCU Copertina in piena pergamena coeva con titolo manoscritto al dorso in ottime condizioni generali con lievi usure ai margini e dorso. Parti mancanti al piatto posteriore. Legatura in buone condizioni a parte le pagine dalla 313 alla fine in parte staccate. Rottura alla prima carta bianca. All'interno le pagine si presentano in buone condizioni con fioriture e qualche brunitura. Lieve gora d'umidità al margine destro. Lievi usure margine alle pagine dalla 313 alla fine. Segni di inchiostro ed usura al frontespizio con piccola perdita di testo. Scarce work of 1632 about Vesuvio mountain by the physician from Genoa Vincenzo Alsario della Croce (n. 1570). He was teacher of medicine in Rome for more than 20 years, and the first one describing epilepsy. Physician of the Popes Gregorio XV and Urbano VIII, Alsario was expelled from Rome for his bad carachter "bisbetico, litigioso, millantatore soverchio e poco prudente" (Gerini 1829, p. 287). The work, written in occasion of the disaster eruption of Vesuvio happened the 12 of December 1631 is a physical medical study about eruption of Vesuvio and Etna and deseases connected. Alsario accurately describes wruption and what they cause, the earthquakes and flood associated citing writers of classical litterature and comparing them with those of Sinai and Hecla in Iceland. Interesting part describing deseases provoqued in Torre Annunziata. At the end of the volume list of eruption of Vesuvio mountain and relating bibliography. In the text description of eruption of Etna in 1537. A manuscripted page together with the volume. Work collationed and complete. In good conditions. Scarce copy, only six copies indicated on ICCU, archive of italian public libraries Full parchment coeval cover with manuscripted title in the spine in very good general conditions slightly worn in the edges and spine. Missing parts in the back plate. Binding in good conditions apart for pages from 313 until the end partially detached. Crack in the first white page. Inside pages are in good conditions with foxings and some yellowings. Slight humidity stain in the right edge. Slight wearings in the edges of pages from 313 until the end. Ink stain and wearing in the title page with slight loss of text.

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        Scriptores Historaie Augustae: Aelius Spartianus, Julius Capitolinus, Aelius Lampridius, Vulcatius Gallicanus, Trebellius Pollio, et Flavius Vopiscus. M. Boxhorn-Zverius recensuit et animadversionibus

      Jean Maire, Leiden, Netherlands, 1632. First Thus. Vellum. Very Good/N/A. Illustrator: Akersloot, Willem. brown (or browned gilt?) titles spine; b/w. engraved title page by the Flemish artist Willem Outgertsz Akersloot (1600-1651); Latin text; edited by the Dutch scholar & linguist Professor Marcus Zuerius van Boxhorn this is a history of Rome written by six classical Latin authors detailing biographies of the emperors and the empire's most important figures; appendices contain: "the inscriptions of the ancient designs of some of the generals whose life is here described." & a brief history of the six authors whose observations make up this book. inside front cover is the bookplate of Edward Wells (1667-1727) - English mathematician, geographer, and controversial theologian - together with various other inscriptions of previous owners (one dated 1749); front endpaper has some writing in Latin & on both sides of the rear endpaper is a handwritten index of Roman Generals with the page number on which they are mentioned. the book is in sound condition & the Vellum covers a little soiled as might be expected from a well-used book of this age; 816 pages. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Text is in Latin. Illustrator: Akersloot, Willem. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Classics; Roman History; Roman Generals; Italy; Ancient (BC); Latin Language; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: CLS00013. .

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        ROMA SOTTERRANEA Opera postuma... Nella quale si tratta de' sacri cimiterii di Roma, del sito, forma et uso antico di essi; de’ cubiculi, oratorii, imagini, ieroglifici, iscrittioni, et epitaffi, che vi sono...

      Roma, appresso Guglielmo Facciotti, 1632. In folio max. (mm. 495x335), p. pergam. coeva (un piatto restaur. per manc.), dorso a cordoni con tit. oro su tassello, tagli rossi, pp. (20),656,(14), inclusa la bellissima antiporta figurata; illustrato nel t. da 194 magnifiche grandi figure inc. in rame e, f.t., da 6 piante di cimiteri, di cui 1 a doppia pag. (numerate 591A / 591F + 2 cc. di testo: 591D - 591E); ornato da grandi capilett. figur. a vignetta e fregi xilografati; testo in cornice su due colonne. Nell?'opera anche: ?"De?' riti funerali in seppellirvi i defonti. De?' Martiri in essi riposti, o martirizati nelle vie circonvicine. Delle cose memorabili, sacre e profane, ch?'erano nelle medesime vie: e d?'altre notabili, che rappresentano l?'imagine della primitiva Chiesa.. E li veri, et inestimabili tesori che Roma tiene rinchiusi sotto le sue campagne. Publicata dal Commendatore Fr. Carlo Aldobrandino, Ambasciatore residente nella Corte di Roma per la Sacra Religione, et Militia di S. Giovanni Gierosolimitano, herede dell?'Autore?". "Rara prima e migliore edizione" di questo trattato monumentale, pietra miliare nella storia dell?'arte. Antonio Bosio (1575-1629) fu il primo ad esplorare sistematicamente le catacombe di Roma riportando alla luce un?'infinità di tesori, e grazie ai suoi studi ebbe inizio l?'archeologia cristiana. Cfr. Cicognara,3634 - Schudt, p. 103 - Choix de Olschki,XI,16509-11 per ediz. successive - Rossetti ?"Rome?",G-676 - Schlosser,602 - Brunet,I,1124-25: ?"travail curieux et rempli d?'érudition?". Con uniformi arross. (per la qualità della carta) interc. nel t., ma certamente un buon esemplare.

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        The Historie of Great Britaine Under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans : Their ...manners... Warres, Coines, and Seales : with the Successions... and Issues of the English Monarchs from Iulius Csar, Vnto the Raigne of King Iames

      At London : Printed By Iohn Dauuson, For George Humble, And Are To Be Sold In Popes-Head Pallace, At The Signe Of The White Horse, 1632, Hardback, Third EditionFinely and period sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. ; 1237 pages; With sundry descents of the Saxons kings, their marriages and armes. Signatures: [par. ]6 (-[par. ]1) A8 B-2H6 2I4 2K-4S6 4T4 4V-4Z6 5A8 5B-5Y6 5Z4. Physical desc. : [20], 1237 [i. E. 1281], [85] p. : ill. , geneal. Tables. This third edition has been reissued, enlarged, and newly corrected. Subject: Great Britain - History - To 1485. Referenced by: STC (2nd ed. ) 23049.

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        A Relation of a Journey Begun An Dom 1610. Foure Bookes. Containing a Description of the Turkish Empire of Egypt, of the Holy Land, of the Remote Parts of Italy, and Islands adioyning

      Ro Allot, London, 1632, Hardcover, Book Condition: Poor Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Third EditionSize: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's book-plate laid in on front end paper. Stated third edition. Full leather, engraved title page, fold-out two-page map, 309 pages, 45 engravings in the text. Bookplate of William Wakeling Boreham on front end paper. Lacks the fold-out panorama. Leather is worn, back strip missing except for about a 2 inch piece, boards taped together with tape that is worn and soiled, text block still connected to back cover, but separated from front cover except for a tiny strip of original binding; lacks front free end paper, interior has some staining mostly in blank margins, some pages loose, but all hanging together. One of the most interesting and important travel books of the English Renaissance, this influential 17th century travel account of southern Europe and the Middle East includes illustrations of the Sphinx, the Great Pyramid, the legendary cave at Lake Agnano, plans, views and architecture of Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and the Virgin's Sepulcher. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Inventory No: 009054.

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        His Wife - with the Addition of New Characters and Many Other Wittie Conceits Never Before Printed

      Printed By R.B. For Robert Allot, Paul's Churchyard,London 1632 - Quite an early issue of the celebrated poem by the Seventeenth Century English poet, essayist and courtier of King James I. To cut a long story short, Overbury was imprisoned in the Tower of London by King James for disrespect in 1613 - and slowly poisoned under the orders of Lady Essex, mistress of Lord Rochester . As Robert Carr, soon to become favourite to the King, Rochester was originally Overbury's best friend, but they fell out over the latter's affair with the youthful and already infamous countess of Essex who was led to believe that the poem had been written to open Lord Rochester's eyes to her defects.The murder conspiracy was uncovered after Overbury's death and Lady Essex was brought to trial with other conspirators, whom she had enlisted.Her accomplices were executed but she was pardoned, although she had pleaded guilty.This edition of one of the most widely popular books of the 17th century - its popularity hugely boosted by the notoriety of the whole messy business - contains numerous elegies to the unfortunate poet as well as the lengthy essay, entitled 'Characters or wittie descriptions of the properties of sundry persons,'much of which was not written by Overbury himself.There are 76 characters described here from every level of society. Characterisations include a good woman, a Chamber- maid and milk- maid as well as a tinker, hypocrite and sailor, and even a French cook and a drunken Dutchman.This copy includes other essay fragments - spurious additions to the snowball of Overbury's works.The additional writings gathered here include:'Newes from any whence or old truth under a fuppofall of Noveltie'; 'Paradoxes as they were fpoken in a Maske, and prefented before his Maiefty at White-Hall' and 'The Mountebankes receipts' - the first being an approved recipe against feminine melancholy, and finally three songs. This collection is presented here in a neat and attractive 20th century craft binding in brown full calf leather.Entitled 'Overbury's Characters', It has gilt lettering and pleasing blind decoration on spine and nicely designed blind decoration on both front and back covers.The original text is bound up complete with title page of 'His Wife' and, is unpaginated but, including sundry writings with their title pages,consists of 300 or so pages.Older endpapers have been used to blend in with the age of the book and these have become slightly foxed, while there is a slight split down the joint fron the top edge on the rear endpaper.Head of spine is a little rubbed and there is just a little more rubbing along the outer joint nearer the tail; the word 'characters' in the second line of the title is tilted slightly down; the gilt on some of the letters is a little smudged; the initial title page is slightly frayed at the foredge with owner's inked initials at head and several other neat ink annotations, two of which appear to have been unsuccessfully blotted out, because although they has been covered, the lettering remains distinct. the text pages following are generally clean and in good condition for their age with just occasional foxing, light creasing and some darkening - mainly seen at page edges, but the text block is particularly darkened and stained on the top edge.The paper and print quality varies - some leaves are of a heavier weight, while a few appear light and rather fragile; the print on a few pages is pale, while on others it is particularly bold; just a few sheets are slightly nicked or frayed at the foredge. Despite faults noted, overall the binding is sound and bright, while the interior tex is in in good condition for its age. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Quotlibetisches Welt und Hum[m]el Kefig: Darinnen das jetziger Zeit gegenwertiges Tyrannisirende/ rauberische Weltgetümmel/ Gehümmel unnd Getrümmel/ wüten und toben/ irren/ verwirren/ synceriren, liegen/ triegen/ und kriegen/ gleichsam als in einem klaren Spiegel vor Augen gestellet ..., und erwiesen wird, Daß in Teutschland kein beständiger Fried zu hoffen, ehe und zuvor die Ketzer alle gut Catholisch seyen. Getruckt im grossen Wunder Jahr

      Ohne Ort und Drucker, 1632. 19 cm. (22, letzte 2 weiß) Seiten mit gestochener Titelvignette und 2 Holzschnitt-Vignetten, Umschlag - Dünnhaupt 13.5 - Faber du Faur 194 a - Goed. III, 37, 6 c - VD17 12:124387E - "A political pamphlet still quite in the style of the previous century. The language strives to equal the juicy style of Fischart ... The author attacks Catholicism, the Spanish army in the Netherlands, and the Habsburgs, and takes sides withe Winter King and his dynasty" (Faber du Faur). Der von Dünnhaupt erwähnte "stark abgenutzte Holzschnitt" ist hier durch einen Kupferstich ersetzt. Er zeigt einen Vogelkäfig in Globusform, gehalten durch eine aus den Wolken kommende Kette. -

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        Insignia gentilitia equitum ordinis velleris aurei, fecialium verbus enuntiata. Latine et gallice producta. Le Blason des Armoiries de tous les Chevalliers de l'Ordre de la Toison d'Or

      Officina Plantiana, Balthasaris Moreti, Antverpiae (Anvers) 1632 - 4º, frontis con escudo, 1 lámina con grabado calcográfico con figura y escudo del Orden, (32) p., 232 p., (7) hoj., colofón grabado. Pergamino época. Historia heráldica de los escudos de los caballeros de la Orden del Toison d'Or, desde su creación, bajo los reinados de Felipe el Bueno, Maximilian I, Felipe el Bello, Carlos V, Felipe II, III y IV. Escrita por Jean Jacques Chifflet, (o Joanne Jacobus Chiffletius), que fue nombrado gobernador de los Países Bajos por Felipe IV de España. Ejemplar bilingue, en latín y francés, impreso a doble columna, cada una para una lengua. Bello grabado simbólico inicial, a toda página, 232 páginas con la lista de 378 caballeros y la descripción de sus armas. Colofón con marca editorial de Moreti. Heráldica. Órdenes militares. Heraldry. Military orders.

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        Vida y virtudes de la Venerable Virgen Doña Luisa de Carvajal y Mendoça. Su jornada a Inglaterra, y sucessos en aquel Reyno. Van al fin algunas poesías espirituales suyas, parto de su devoción, y ingenio

      - Madrid, Imp. Real, 1632, 20 x 15 cm., perg., 6 h. + retrato grabado por I. de Courbes + 229 folios + 3 h. (Luisa de Carvajal fue una de las mejores poetas místicas españolas; natural de extremadura viajó a Inglaterra en el año 1605 donde intentó ayudar a los católicos perseguidos en aquellos difíciles años, fue encarcelada en dos ocasiones y falleció a comienzos de 1614 a causa de la enfermedad contraida en prisión. "Es obra rarísima desde hace años. Contiene abundantes detalles de la persecución contra los católicos en Inglaterra" Palau. El Catálogo colectivo de bibliotecas españolas solo registra un ejemplar en la Biblioteca de Extremadura). INGLATERRA

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        Les Oeuvres Du medecin Charitable. Le Medecin Charitable, Enseignant La Manière De Faire & Preparer En La Maison Avec Faculte & Peu De Frais, Les Remedes Propres à Toutes Les Maladies, Selon L'advis Du Medecin ordinaire. Dix Septiesme Edition.

      Jean Jost, Paris 1632 - A Paris, Chez Jean Jost, rue Sainct Jacques au Sainct Esprit, 1632. Avec privilege du Roy. Frontispice gravé, daté 1631, ex libris manuscrit daté 1635, titre. Portrait gravé par Picart daté 1629, titre "Premiere partie des Oeuvres Charitables de Philbert Guybert", (7)p, 1- 103p; Le Prix des medicamens simples qui se vendent chez les droguistes, 104p - 171p; L'Apothiquaire Charitable, septieme edition, 1632, titre, 175p - 373p; Le Medecin Charitable, enseignant la maniere d'embaumer les corps morts, cinquiesme edition, 1632, titre, 377p - 399p; Les Tromperies du Bezoard Descouvertes, quatriesme edition, 1632, 403p - 459p. "Seconde Partie des oeuvres du Medecin Charitable, contenant quatre nouveaux traitez" Troisiesme edition, 1632, Titre, (6)p, Du Chois des Medicaments, 469p - 496p; Traicte du Sene la plus noble et plus salutaire plante qui soit en l'Univers, par Ant Mizauld, traduit par Guybert, 499p - 523p; Le Medecin Charitable enseignant la maniere de faire en la maison facilement & à peu de frais, les gelees de chair, de poisson, & cordiales, pour les malades tant riches que pauvres, 526p - 543p; Maniere de faire diverses confitures, 547p - 602p, table (14)p; Traite de la conservation de sante par un bon regime, seconde edition augmentee de la moitie, titre, 1632, (11)p, 1p - 129p. Bandeaux et culs-de-lampes gravés. (dim 9 x 14,5 cm). Reliure plein velin, gardes postérieures, titre manuscrit sur dos. Une des premieres Editions de cet ouvrage majeur de Medecine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ioannis Leonis Africani Africae Descriptio IX. lib. absoluta.

      Lugduni Batavorum [Leyden], Elzevir, 1632.. In zwei Bände gebunden. 11,5 x 6 cm. 1-384; [2], 387-800 Seiten, [8] Bl. Mit Kupferstichtitel und Kupferstich-Druckermarke. Zeitgenössisches Ganzpergament mit handschriftlichem Rückentitel. Jeweils mit gestochenem Wappenexlibris.. Willems 371. "Leo Africanus (ca. 1492-1526. Eigentlich: Al Hassan Ibn Mohammed al Wassan), aus Granada stammend, studierte in Fez und reiste bereits mit 16 Jahren nach Timbuktu. Als fürstlicher Gesandter bereiste er dann große Teile Nordafrikas und des geographischen Sudan. 1517 wurde an der syrischen Küste von Seeräubern gefangen genommen und nach Rom zu Papst Leo X. gebracht. Dort wurde er mit Auszeichnung behandelt und trat zum Christentum über. Unter seinem neuen Namen Leo Africanus veröffentlichte er (zuerst 1550) sein großes Reisewerk. Zwei Jahrhunderte lang galt es als Hauptquelle für Nordafrika." (Kainbacher). A fine copy of one of the rarest Elzevir Republics. With the armorial bookplate of a Scotish nobleman "The Hon.ble Allexander Grantt, younger of that ilk" [Franks *547].

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        Le prince de Balzac.

      chez Toussaint du Bray 1632 - - chez Toussaint du Bray, A Paris 1632, in 8 (17,2x11,5cm), xl. 456pp. (xxi)., Un Vol. relié. - Seconde édition, l'édition originale étant parue l'année précédente. Plein Vélin souple d'époque, dos muet. Une déchirure du Vélin en queue, les coutures sont quelque peu lâches. En fin d'ouvrage, 10 pages repliées en coin. Le livre consiste en un tableau politique de l'Europe sous Louis XIII mâtiné d'exemples empruntés à l'antiquité (on remarque une curieuse table des matières). L'auteur y établit le portrait d'un prince doté de toutes les qualités de l'honnête homme du XVIIme et que d'aucuns désigneront comme étant un portrait flatteur de Louis XIII. L'ouvrage est réputé remarquable pour la clarté de sa langue et la perfection de son éloquence. Tchemerzine, I, 359. L'ouvrage fut censuré 3 ans après sa publication par la Sorbonne. 'Cettte édition a subi les retranchements indiqués par la faculté de la Sorbonne '. Brunet, I, 631 xl. 456pp. (xxi). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        HET LEVEN VANDE H. MOEDER TERESA VAN IESUS, Fondatersse der Baer-Voetsche Carmeliten ende Carmeliterssen: door haer selve, midts bevel haers overste in't Spaensch beschreven ende nu versch nae het origineel correctelijck in't Duytsch overgeset. Wtghegheven door den Eervv P. F. Elias van S. Teresa

      Hendrick Aertssens, Antwerpen 1632 - 9.3x15. 22h. (parece que faltan 2 hojas de preliminares por otras referencias, auque este ejemplar parece completo) 618pp. 3h. Pergamino de época. Contiene 2 grabados, uno en la portada, mostrando a la Santa cubriendo ca centenares de religiosos y religiosas bajo su hábito, y un retrato en una lámina, anónimo, pero de enorme belleza, en el que se le ve rezando. Hemos encontrado 9 ejemplares en bibliotecas holandesas. Buen ejemplar. Muy raro. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        Pia desideria.

      Antwerpen Henri Aertssens 1632 - In-16, 16 ff., 442 pp., 2 ff. Titre allégorique gravé, 1 planche H.T. (armoiries papales), 1 vignette H.T. (numérotée 0), 45 emblèmes (numérotés 1 à 45). Reliure plein veau époque, dos à nerfs orné de filets en encadrement dans les caissons et fleurons; double filet doré en encadrement sur les plats.(reliure très habilement restaurée). Ex libris manuscrit "Claude De Laguépiere. 1712". "The jesuit writer Hermann Hugo's Pia desideria is one of the most influential of emblematic works". L'édition originale fut publiée en 1624 par Aertssens; vint ensuite cette édition identique partagée entre les libraires anversois Cnobbart, Aertssens, Wooms, et le libraire parisien Séb. Cramoisy, dont le premier tirage est de 1627. L'exemplaire présenté est à la date de 1632 sur la page de titre et 1631 sur l'achevé d'imprimer. L'ouvrage est divisé en trois parties : Les gémissements de l'âme pénitente, Les vœux de l'âme repentie et Les soupirs de l'âme pleine d'amour. Il est illustré de 3 gravures H.T. (titre, armes, vignette) et 45 emblèmes du graveur Boetius Adam Bolswert (1580-1633). Voir Adam et Rawles F.334. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PSYCHOLOGIA VERA IBT XL Qu¾stionibus explicata. Et Rerum Publicarum vero regimini: ac earum Maiestatico Iuri applicata, a Iohanne Angelio Werdenhagen ICC.

      Apud Iohann Ianssonium,, Amsterdam: 1632 - Engraved title leaf. Folding plate. Bohme a German philosophical mystic who had a profound influence on such later intellectual movements as idealism and Romanticism. Born of poor parents in Goerlitz Germany, as a boy he tended cattle, later becoming a shoemaker, marrying & fathering 4 children. Boehme, at the robust age of 37 in 1612, wrote his first treatise Aurora, oder Die Morgenroete in Aufgang. In 1613, an unauthorized copy of the manuscript was copied and circulated by Karl von Ender. Its reception "raised him out of his homely sphere, and made him the centre of a local circle of liberal thinkers, considerably above him in station and culture." However, the local pastor primarius of Gorlitz, Gregorius Richter, leveled a charge of heresy. The local muncipal council administered an admonishment to no further "meddle in such matters." This charge Boehme [publicly] followed for 5 years. In 1618 Boehme again started writing expository & polemical treatises. The majority of his works were written, though not formally published, from 1619 - 1624. A second major work, Der Weg zu Christo, was published in 1624, and signaled a renewal of clerical hostility. Boehem, however, was destined to suffer but a short period of this second persecution; he died of an illness on 17 November 1624. Boehme has been said to have a "fertility of ideas" and a "trasncendent greatness of religious insight." Boehme was studied by Sir Isaac Newton and influenced the work Henry More, as well as [and especially] William Law [1686 - 1761]. "Poets such as Milton, Tieck, Novalis and William Blake found inspiration in Boehme's writings. . Hegel went as far as to say that Boehme was 'the first German philosopher.'" [Wiki]. Bookplates to front eps ("Comte Etienne Karolyi"). A VG copy. 16mo: a - f^8 A - 2Q^8. 2Q8 a blank. 4-1/2" x 2-1/4". 1st Edition in Latin. [96], 621, [3 (blank)] pp. First word of title transliterated from Greek. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        The Historie of Great Britaine Under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans : Their ...manners... Warres, Coines, and Seales : with the Successions... and Issues of the English Monarchs from Iulius Csar, Vnto the Raigne of King Iames

      At London : Printed By Iohn Dauuson, For George Humble, And Are To Be Sold In Popes-Head Pallace, At The Signe Of The White Horse, 1632. 3rd Edition. With sundry descents of the Saxons kings, their marriages and armes. Signatures: [par. ]6 (-[par. ]1) A8 B-2H6 2I4 2K-4S6 4T4 4V-4Z6 5A8 5B-5Y6 5Z4. Physical desc. : [20], 1237 [i. E. 1281], [85] p. : ill. , geneal. Tables. This third edition has been reissued, enlarged, and newly corrected. Subject: Great Britain - History - To 1485. Referenced by: STC (2nd ed. ) 23049. Finely and period sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.

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        THAUMATOGRAPHIA NATURALIS IN DECEM CLASSES DISTINCTA

      Edition : AMSTERAM, BLAEU, 1632 - In quibus admiranda : I - Coeli, II - Elementorum, III - Meteororum, IV - Fossilium, V - Plantarum, VI - Alium, VII - Quadrupedum, VIII - Exanguium, IX - Piscium, X - Hominis - Rare première oeuvre de ce médecin naturaliste qui s'inspira notament d' ALDROVANDI - Vignette sur page de titre - Reliure velin à recouvrement, titre à la plume au dos - Rousseur au dos de la reliure - Intérieur exempt de rousseurs (6), 501, (1) pages, in-12, 13,5 cm, relié. Très bon état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The historie of Great Britaine vnder the conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans: their originals, manners, habits, warres, coines, and seales : with the successions, liues, acts, and issues of the English monarchs from Iulius Cæsar, vnto the raigne of King Iames, of famous memorie. The third edition reuised, enlarged, and newly corrected with sundry descents of the Saxons kings, their marriages and armes.

      John Dawson, for George Humble, London 1632 - Folio, pp. [22], 1237 [i.e. 1281 - page numbers 1043-1086 assigned to recto only], [85]; includes the preliminary blank leaf; engraved frontispiece portrait of Speed by S. Savery, numerous woodcut illustrations and genealogical tables throughout; numerous woodcut initials and ornaments; contemporary full calf, perfunctorily rebacked in brown calf, maroon morocco label on spine; several clean tears entering text (no loss), leaf 5a with small piece missing from fore-edge causing minor loss to a few words and numbers, light occasional dampstains; a good, sound, complete copy. A continuation of his Theatre of Great Britaine, whose contents are described in this volume as The Chorographicall Part, accounting for the first 4 books. This volume (The Historicall Part) therefore begins with "the fifth booke," but is complete in itself. STC 23049; Graesse V, 462–63; Lowndes 2471–72.

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        The Historie of Great Britaine Under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans : Their .manners. Warres, Coines, and Seales : with the Successions. and Issues of the English Monarchs from Iulius Csar, Vnto the Raigne of King Iames

      At London : Printed By Iohn Dauuson, For George Humble, And Are To Be Sold In Popes-Head Pallace, At The Signe Of The White Horse 1632 - With sundry descents of the Saxons kings, their marriages and armes. Signatures: [par. ]6 (-[par. ]1) A8 B-2H6 2I4 2K-4S6 4T4 4V-4Z6 5A8 5B-5Y6 5Z4. Physical desc. : [20], 1237 [i. E. 1281], [85] p. : ill. , geneal. Tables. This third edition has been reissued, enlarged, and newly corrected. Subject: Great Britain - History - To 1485. Referenced by: STC (2nd ed. ) 23049. Finely and period sympathetically bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with a dark morocco gilt-blocked label. An uncommonly good example - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 5 Kg. 1237 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Barbaria

      Amsterdam 1632 - the map is divided into three sections, the upper portion depicts the whole of North Africa, the lower left depicts Tunisia in the area of ancient Carthage. The lower right depicts the Nile delta in Egypt.French text on verso, Size : 355x470 (mm), 14x18.5 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Very Good, slight discolouration of the margins

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        DE SACRIS NOSTORUM TEMPORUM ORATORIBUS.

      s. e.,, Mediolani, 1632 - Frederic Borromee fut eveque de Milan au XVIIe siecle, contemporain du pape Clement X. Ce texte est un ecrit de theologie imprime a Milan. 186 pp. + index. in-folio, Relie plein-velin d epoque, dos lisse orne, filets et decorations sur les plats. Frederic BORROME etait eveque de Milan. Une gravure religieuse sur la page de titre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        EL FERNANDO O SEVILLA RESTAURADA. Poema heroico escrito con los versos de la Gerusalemne liberata del insigne Trocuatro Tasso ofrecido alla Majestad de Filippo IV.

      Henrico Estefano, Milán 1632 - 4º. Portada alegórica grabada, 1 h. (facsímil con grabado alegórico de Felipe IV, 3 h. 654 p., 20 láminas. Holandesa a la francesa en piel vuelta, planos en plena piel, nervios y tejuelo. Contiene 12 grabados al cobre y 8 facsímiles, situados al comienzo de cada Canto, a toda plana. Texto a dos columnas. Cantos relacionados con Toledo, Sevilla, poesía e historia. Espléndida encuadernación. [Palau nº359003; CCPB00042773-X] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berrocal Libros Antiguos]
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